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35% of prison inmates in Italy come from muslim countries
« on: February 11, 2014, 04:28:51 PM »

At least 35% of Italian prison inmates come from Muslim-majority countries, and one in four prisons has a prayer area set aside for them, a government report obtained by ANSAmed showed Monday.

The joint report by Italy's Iustice ministry and department of corrections is titled 'Mosques in Penal Institutions' and is to be released Tuesday in Rome at a Niccolò Cusano University conference on 'Muslims in Italy'. Of the 64,760 detainees as of September 30 (that number decreased to 62,500 people behind bars as of the end of 2013) approximately 23,000 were foreign, and 13,500 of these came from Muslim-majority countries, mostly Morocco and Tunisia.

Most were doing time for drug dealing, theft, falsifying documents and resisting arrest, the report showed. Of these, just under 9,000 were observant Muslims, including 181 imams or spiritual leaders, and 53 out of 202 prisons surveyed had mosques set up for them. In prisons lacking adequate space, people pray in their cells or in the yard.

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Re: 35% of prison inmates in Italy come from muslim countries
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2014, 05:19:24 PM »
yah....Italy and Spain are under siege from thousands of North African refugees trying to escape the violence and a lot of young men trying to escape mandatory service with the rebels.  This is one hell of a problem for them and it gets ugly on a regular basis. 

Remember when we had dead Haitians washing up on the beaches all over South Florida??  Remember the Mariel boat lift when Castro cleaned house??

This is worse.

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Re: 35% of prison inmates in Italy come from muslim countries
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2014, 11:51:33 PM »
It's absolutely horrific out there right now. The Italian Navy is pretty much full time on SAR and interception duties and are getting a bit ragged around the edges lately. You have to wonder how many illegals are simply dumped at sea after paying the smuggling fee - the ones that make it, arrested or not, are just the tip of the iceberg.
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